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Parked and Wrecked

Eyesore or masterpiece? Few local attractions have drawn a more polarized response than Ghost Parking Lot, a public art installation that…

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Civil Disobedience

The corner of Edgewood Avenue and Garden Street near Amistad Academy Middle School has an extra green street sign. It identifies the spot as Constance B. Motley Corner, which rests…

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Brown Bearing

Once you know about it, you see it everywhere. …

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Manic Kind

He was stingy, refusing to adequately support his household or his family, but he was also profligate, forced to flee England twice in order to avoid his creditors. …

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Common Cold

They say the one constant is change, but something that hasn’t changed in a long while is our annual preoccupation with the common cold. …

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Door Frame

Yale's Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall

New Haven has better reason than most to think about its doors. …

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Place Yourself

The cover of Connecticut Architecture: Stories of 100 Places makes an argument right up front: that Connecticut’s architecture is more than just Colonial homesteads and picturesque lighthouses. …

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Bead-Keeping

It wasn’t literally the Holy Grail, but it was quite a find, the kind archaeologists must dream about. …

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Ghosts of Christmas Past

Old Local Newspaper Clips

The days before Christmas in New Haven are good days to ponder how New Haven Christmases were before. …

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Weather Channeling

The Old Farmer’s Almanac, which claims to be North America’s oldest continuously published periodical, is predicting a warmer-than-average winter, with more rain than snow. But…

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